June 3, 2019 3.50 pm This story is over 36 months old

Voice of Lincoln: Your message to President Trump on his UK visit

It is Trump’s first official state visit to the UK

US President Donald Trump often divides opinion and his latest official state visit in the UK seems to be no exception.

Donald and First Lady Melania Trump landed in the UK on Monday morning and will be staying from June 3 to 5. During his three-day visit Trump will attend a state banquet at Buckingham Palace’s ballroom on Monday evening.

Trump will also host a business breakfast with Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday at St James’ Palace. He will then visit Downing Street for talks with May, (who is resigning on June 7), followed by a joint press conference.

On the same day, Tuesday, another anti-Trump rally is planned in London too.

On the final day of the trip Trump, the Queen and Prince Charles will attend the national commemorative event in Portsmouth for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

The controversial figure divides the opinion of many, but what do the people of Lincoln think to Trump and is he welcome in the UK? The Lincolnite took to the streets to find out.

Local business owner Rob Ashworth believes Trump is a “Marmite character, you either love him or you hate him”.

Student Beth Robinson said the UK does not need Trump’s “misogynistic views”, while Theresa Workman describes him as an “embarrassment”.

However, Harry Bishop thinks Trump deserve a warm welcome and the US president has the support of a lot of people according to John Shipton.